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  • An Improvised Dressing-station

    An Improvised Dressing-station

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 2764

    image: a Royal Army Medical Corps officer tends to three wounded men lying on stretchers in an improvised dressing station. Numerous boxes are lined up behind the casulties, as well as a partially collapsed hut.

  • The Dance of Death - Death Awed

    The Dance of Death - Death Awed

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (2)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, stands on a duckboard in a flooded battlefield, looking at a pair of boots sited in a puddle to the left. The boots contain remnants of flesh and shattered bone.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 2

    Passing Bells - Untitled 2

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 7

    image: a soldier with an unusual shaped head, possibly bandaged, sits on the ground in a grassy or corn field.

  • The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2490

    image: a view across a recent battlefield near Ypres in Flanders. In the foreground are trenches and barbed wire, with the bodies of dead soldiers. A bomb damaged bluff emerges from amongst shattered trees.

  • Dressing the Wounded During a Gas Attack

    Dressing the Wounded During a Gas Attack

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3635

    image: a wounded British infantryman has his left leg dressed by a man of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Both men wear gas masks as a gas attack is in progress. The wounded man sits beside a bomb damaged tree stump, the RAMC man sitting at his feet with...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 9

    Passing Bells - Untitled 9

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 14

    image: the figure of a dead or badly wounded soldier beside a shattered tree stump. The soldier's visible leg has been reduced to a stump, as has his left arm.

  • Lying and Sitting Cases

    Lying and Sitting Cases

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3642

    image: a wounded soldier lies on a stretcher covered in a dark grey blanket, his right arm out by his side and his eyes closed, suggesting he is asleep. Another wounded man with his hand bandaged sits immediately behind, his hands on his lap, looking...

  • Messines, 1916: the RAMC attending the wounded

    Messines, 1916: the RAMC attending the wounded

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O 1916

    Art.IWM ART 3631

    image: a view across the devastated Messines battlefield. On the left, two men of the Royal Army Medical Corps tend to a man with a wounded right leg, one man holding a cup to the patient's lips. In the centre of the composition a stretcher-bearer...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 10

    Passing Bells - Untitled 10

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 15

    image: a dead soldier, with stumpy arms and his head seemingly covered in a bandage, is suspended over the branch of a bare tree stump.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 21

    Passing Bells - Untitled 21

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 26

    image: one soldier, with an over-sized head the shape of a sheep's skull, carries a wounded comrade on his shoulders. The wounded man has a rounded head, as if bandaged, and his arms are stump-like.

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